Observations in the Genus: Papilio

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Black dog

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By: Marianne Holm
Glenwood House School
Location: Drosdty lane
Observed: 24th January 2015
Added: 25th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

This s the larva of a citrus Swallowtail butterfly, if somebody can just tell me what kind of Swallowtail it is, it will be much appreciated! :)

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Citrus Swallow Tail

Citrus Swallowtail
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Location: Hazyview
Observed: 20th February 2014
Added: 20th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
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Lemondrops.

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Location: 27 Bellevliet Rd, Obs.
Observed: 17th December 2014
Added: 17th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

This is busy eating the lemon tree in the garden. Only one of them; It is fairly small, about an inch long, but also quite fat. A Citrus Swallowtail perhaps?

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sunny freshness

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Minerva Avenue, Scottburgh
Observed: 16th January 2015
Added: 17th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Citrus swallowtail

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Viljoens Pass
Observed: 11th January 2015
Added: 13th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Citrus Swallowtail ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Silaka NR
Observed: 24th November 2014
Added: 8th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Greenbanded Swallowtail ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Silaka NR
Observed: 24th November 2014
Added: 8th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Green-banded Swallowtail

Green-banded Swallowtail
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Location: Last stretch of Vlei Loop
Observed: 1st January 2015
Added: 3rd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Citrus Swallowtail

Citrus Swallowtail
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Location: Last stretch of Vlei Loop
Observed: 1st January 2015
Added: 3rd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Caterpillar eating lemon tree

Caterpillar on lemon tree
By: ernitavw@gmail.com
Early Detection Rapid Response Unit SANBISouth African National Biodiversity Institute
Location: On a farm along Allandale Road, Stellenbosch
Observed: 31st December 2014
Added: 2nd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Butterfly in garden

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By: Les Powrie ZA
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Bothasig garden
Observed: 31st December 2014
Added: 1st January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Two butterflies attracted to area under roof, both battling to find their way to the outside.

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Emperor Swallowtail ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyGlenwood House SchoolOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Fort Fordyce Nature Reserve
Observed: 29th October 2014
Added: 23rd December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Citrus Swallow Tail Caterpillar (A.K.A Orange Dog)

Citrus Swallow Tail caterpillar
By: Emily CresseyEmily Cressey’s reputation in InvertebratesEmily Cressey’s reputation in Invertebrates
Location: Hazyview
Observed: 29th January 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:5
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Green-banded Swallowtail

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Kaaimans Bridge, 7 Passes Road
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 18th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Drinking from wet sand on river banks. Forest surroundings.Note drop of liquid excreted while drinking.

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Ragged butterfly

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Location: Firglen Farm, Highlands, Grahamstown
Observed: 14th December 2014
Added: 14th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Citrus Swallowtail (H.Bay)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Hout Bay - Orangekloof Rd,TMNP
Observed: 24th November 2014
Added: 24th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Citrus Swallowtail

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: 34, Lismore Ave
Observed: 22nd February 2014
Added: 20th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Catterpillar

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By: gregnicolson
Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative
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Location: 9, Recreation Rd
Observed: 11th November 2014
Added: 12th November 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
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Papilio demodocus subsp. demodocus (Citrus Swallowtail)

Papilio demodocus subsp. demodocus (Citrus Swallowtail)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Sedgefield
Observed: 31st October 2014
Added: 10th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Citrus Swallowtail dt

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By: outramps
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersGarden Route Botanical GardenMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Cloud Nine in Sedgefield
Observed: 31st October 2014
Added: 4th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

I think she was laying eggs, because she stayed very still

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Swallowtail

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Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 24th September 2014
Added: 14th October 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Mocker Swallowtail

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Location: Medike Mountain Sanctuary
Observed: 17th September 2014
Added: 14th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Citrus Swallowtail

SAM_0187 Citrus Swallowtail (Papilio demodocus demodocus)
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Location: Pink Route, Helderberg Rural
Observed: 26th January 2013
Added: 13th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:3
Description:

Large black and yellow butterfly.

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Citrus Swallowtail

Citrus Swallowtail
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Location: MR18, Malkerns
Observed: 10th February 2014
Added: 8th October 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

A large and active flying butterfly

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Mocker Swallowtail

Mocker Swallowtail
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Location: Grunter St, St Lucia
Observed: 25th August 2014
Added: 24th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Green-banded Swallowtail spinning by

Green-banded Swallowtail spinning by
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Location: Grunter St, St Lucia
Observed: 13th September 2014
Added: 24th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Citrus Swallowtail

Citrus Swallowtail
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Location: Grunter St, St Lucia
Observed: 26th August 2014
Added: 24th September 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Swallowtails

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Location: Zuurberg
Observed: 21st September 2014
Added: 22nd September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Mocker swallowtail

Mocker swallowtail
By: Andrew Deacon
South African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
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Location: Kingfisher St, St Lucia
Observed: 1st July 2014
Added: 18th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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swallow tail
By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed: 16th September 2014
Added: 16th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
Description:

trees on banks of river

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